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. the hearings are expected on capitol hill next week jay korff, abc 7 news. >>> president obama met with top advisers over the military situation in afghanistan. this picture with his national security advisers was released tonight. he is considering four options. general david petraeus says the president will not make his decision until he returns from a nine-day trip in asia. he leaves tomorrow. >>> on this veterans day, the nation remembers those service members who made the ultimate sacrifice. >> president obama on a brave soldiers. >> for our veterans and our fallen and their families, there is no tribute, no commemoration, no praise that can truly match the magnitude of your service and sacrifice. >> the president led the nation in the day of observation of veterans day with the traditional wreath laying ceremony at the tomb of the nknowns. he also walked among the grave sites of those who died in iraq and afghanistan. michelle obama addressed service groups and veterans at george washington university. she said she was in awe of the service members. vice president joe biden, his wife
family. >> president obama in the first family taken in a college basketball game. captioned by the national captioning institute >>> investigators are still searching for answers about the crash involving tiger woods. the golf superstar and his wife still have not talked to the police about what happened early yesterday morning when it tiger woods crashed into a tree. >> florida highway patrol officers arrived at tiger wood'' house saturday trying to question him about his bizarre car accident. the police say he hit a fire hydrant and a treat while driving his cadillac suv out of his driveway at 2:30 friday morning. these exclusive photos show the damage to the car. >> his wife came out of the house when she heard him hitting the fire hydrant, used a golf club to break out the rear window to gain entrance to the vehicle, removed him from the vehicle, and laid him on the streets. >> officers came within minutes. >> he had lacerations and blood on his lip. and he was treated and released from the hospital in good condition. >> still, questions remain. >> it
. >>> folks, don't go anywhere. president obama: we are americans. we're a forward-looking people. last year, virginia, you helped lead a movement... of americans who believed that their voices could make a difference. that's what we need to do in this race. that's what creigh deeds is committed to. i need every one of you to get fired up once again so that we can go towards the future with creigh deeds leading the great commonwealth ovirginia! what it's like to have verizon fios. these are your widgets, they let you put whatever your watching down here, while you check out the local traffic,weather, even your news up there. (cable guy) i got a news flash -- you're out of mayo. how? how did you get in here? door was open. you'd have tons of ways to search for content: by actor,director, any word at all. (cable guy) what about chicken? chicken's fine. any word. no. i mean do you have any chicken? i want to eat some chicken. and one of the coolest things about fios is all the widgets you can use on your tv. use the twitter and facebook widgets to stay connected without ever changing the channe
. and president obama joined jon corzine on the campaign trail. >> this was not a question of obama policies or corzine paula sees that will lead us into this -- policies that led us into this. >>> investigators are trying to figure out how a halloween party ended up deadly. it was in colombia, and a 19- year-old from silver spring was killed -- it was in columbia, maryland. another was shot and paralyzed. so far, no arrests. they say the home was rented out for the party. >>> a former police chief charged with dui appears in a youtube video on the dangers of drinking and driving. he was arrested july 25 after an accident in arlington, in his blood-alcohol limit was more than twice the legal limit. he spent time in jail and resigned. >> when you get to the decision point, whatever that is, think of it. >> baker says he has been in contact with the other driver involved in that collision, and that woman suffered whiplash and back pain. >>> turning now to the h1n1 outbreak, 10 million more doses are expected to become available of the vaccine this week. vaccine manufacturers where apparently w
, president obama, al gore. it seemed like it just was not enough regardless of what kind of show they put on and it seemed like creigh dee never really hit his stride. here is what he had to say. >> we lose an election but we do not give up. we still have flight, spirit, and things to say. there are still people that need a voice, and we are going to give them that voice. >> bob mcdonnell would not say it tonight, but his surrogates sure would. they used the word "referendum." one told me that all of this talk that the gop was dead, he said that it is "crazy talk." he said this election indicates there is a different story out there tonight. >> thank you, scott several other key races were decided in virginia as well. >> the next lieutenant governor will also be a republican. bill bolling defeated democrat jody wagner. bolling has 56% of the vote. >> ken cuccinelli has been declared the winner over steve shannon. >>> the new jersey governor did what he could to hang onto his seat, but in the and it was not enough. chris christie has been declared the winner there. christie up 49%. >>> ton
♪ >>> the nation remembers 13 heroes killed at fort hood. how president obama remember them. a new reas for heartbreak as another of local marine loses his life overseas. first, a sniper's date with death. john allen muhammad guess the ultimate punishment. >> he was pronounced dead. >> our live coverage starts now. captioned by the national captioning institute >> this is abc 7 breaking news. >>> the man behind our sniper attacks is now dead. john allen muhammad was executed for the horrific stream of random attacks. we were there when he was given a lethal injection. jay korff has reaction from just moments ago. >> we are told that at8:58, john allen muhammad entered the death chamber. he said nothing. by 9:11 p.m., he was pronounced dead. >> the execution of john allen muhammad has been carried out. >> a seemingly calm john allen muhammad into the death chamber at the correctional center and was strapped onto a gurney. >> he was asked if he would wish to make a last pavement. he did not make any statement whatsoever. >> moments later, dozens of witnesses watche
obama, michelle obama, their daughters, and michelle obama's mother all stopped at martha's table to pass out holiday food. robert gibbs said the community service is in a bomb a family traditn. >>> -- is an obama family tradition. >>> tonight, an early dinner was held at a church in laurel. cynne simpson was there. >> serving up everything, from turkey to stuffing to mashed potatoes, the conservation of laurel church assembly of god prepared and served the meals, called simply delicious. >> it is great to be here. >> he and his mother have had a tough year. >> we're staying in a shelter right now. we were invited. >> food and fellowships left them focused on what they have, family. >> it is worth it to help the people who really needed, and the smiles on their face and the gratitude. >> the pastor says he is getting more calls than ever before from people struggling to get by. >> we have had more people say they need help. >> they dug deep to provide this mail and others throughout the holiday season. >> $25 gift card, and another prize was $10. about this volunteer says it is no
. it is an unnecessary risk to the city of new york. >> former new york mayor rudy giuliani blasted the obama administration's plan. >> i am troubled by the senate -- the symbolism of it. the obama administration is getting away from the fact that we are at war with these terrorists. >> we believe this is the appropriate thing to do. >> the guantanamo bay prison that has been a source of controversy since its inception. eric holder announced that 9/11 mastermind and several others will be tried in a civilian court rather than in a military tribunal. >> the department of justice and the department of defense have made this decision after extensive, exhaustive review. >> president obama pledged to close the guantanamo facility, but it is still unclear where the prisoners will be faced. a maximum-security prison in ellen 08 could be sold to the federal government and could solve that -- in illinois could be sold to the federal government and could solve the problem. >>> the president will hold talks with local politicians and conduct a town hall meeting with chinese university students. he will
with non- life threatening injuries. coming up, president obama will announce his strategy for the war in afghanistan. he is expected to announce that at least 35 -- 30,000 more troops are headed to afghanistan. but he could find roadblocks in the senate. president obama is also facing intense opposition to health care reform. the debate over the health care bill is set to begin tomorrow. others say they will not support a bill that includes a so-called public aucoption. two senators are saying that charges should be filed against the couple across the state dinner at the courthouse. they said that kind of behavior has to be discouraged. the couple is reportedly shopping their story around, looking for hundreds of thousands of dollars for an interview. shoppers were out in force this weekend, searching for bargains. tomorrow is cyber monday, traditionally the beginning of the online shopping season. we look at -- we have more on this holiday shopping season. >> retailers are doing their best to lure as in with great deals. the numbers are informed is hot -- this thanksgiving holiday sh
will interview mr. and mrs. obama. the show will showcase preparations as the white house gets ready for the holiday season. it will be airing right here on abc 7. >>> coming up, paul mccurdy was the main attraction at the last super bowl, so who will take the stage this year? the choice has been made. this year, a local high-school band got to march alongside the floats and the balloons at the macy's day thanksgiving day parade. getting something back in this economy? that's hard to find. ♪ don't miss out on holiday card rewards, only at giant. earn one point for every dollar you spend. good for up to 20% off a future shopping trip. if you have a card, then you've been earning since november 6th. how many points have you collected? makes me feel great when i find a rewards program that really works. i love seeing all that savings racking up. that's my favorite part of the trip. captioned by the national captioning institute >>> california man says he black up behind the wheel and woke up with a plane on top of him. one minute he was on the road, when the next th
say president obama is going to be visiting capitol hill on friday for a new push to get legislation passed. senate leaders did not expect a bill to pass this fall. meanwhile, the aarp will approve the bill that house democrats are preparing to take to the floor. votes are expected to come as early as this weekend. >>> the house has voted to impose tough new rules for credit card companies after voters complained of increased rates and steep fees. the bill would accelerate did take -- the date. prospects of the senate passage part beeare dim. >> the largest display of the berlin wall is being corrected right here in washington. east german guard towers are also a part of that display. it has been 20 years since the wall was tear down. >>> coming up, michelle obama's white house regarding gets ready for the food network. >> how healthy are your rice kris peace? kellogg's is missing a change. >> first, the body count inside of a cleveland home is now up to 11. >>> you are watching abc 7 news at 11:00, "on your side." >> tonight, police in cleveland are taking some of bold new steps ins
in africa, raising money to fight diseases, and getting emotional in grant park after barack obama was elected. >> sheet is a brand, a destination. >> what she has hinted she will not stay the queen forever, she was equally coy with leon harris. >> any chances you are going to have a dc-based show this year? >> any chance at all? i say there is always a chance for anything. >> what is in store when the show comes to an end? there's always a chance for anything. she is widely expected to start up a new talk show of her own on the oprah winfrey network. it is expected to debut in 2011. we shall see. here is some more details on her television career. she got her start as a television ns anchor in nashville, tennessee. she ended up hosting a program until 1983, which is when she moved to chicago. the rest is history. >>> poli confirmed they have made an arrest in the robbery and murder of a d.c. the curse store owner. rufina hernandez was shot and killed earlier this month despite cooperating with thieves. >> this is the sixth arrest involving a d.c. homicide in one week. police belie
down was a success. breanne carter, abc 7 news. >>> president obama continues his first official state visit to asia. he is meeting with world leaders at the summit in singapore. among the topics, the world economy and american foreign policy. he is praising china's emergency -- china's emergence as a superpower. >> united states will never waver speaking up for the fundamental values that we hold dear, including respect for religions and cultures of our project of all people. support for human rights and dignity is ingrained in america. about the president also met with the emperor and empress of japan. he will also meet the leaders of me and more and visit north korea. >>> a landscaper has died after an accident and that says that while trimming a tree branch with a chainsaw way lost control of the tool and fell about 30 feet from the latter. the homeowner called 911. the landscaper was pronounced dead at the scene. his name has not been released. >>> two firefighters suffered mir injuries fighting a house fire in northeast around 3:00 p.m. and the 1900 block of kearney street. it to
. >>> moments ago, house speaker nancy pelosi spoke about the vote. >> without president obama in the white house, this victory would not have been possible. he provided division and the momentum to get the job done for the american people. >> we will have much more on the vote tomorrow. >>> the suspect in the mass shooting at for hood is off a ventilator but remains in intensive care. president obama will travel to texas tuesday to attend a memorial service for the victims. 13 people were killed, 29 wound in the worst shooting ever on u.s. military base. john henry has the latest. >> investigators could soon have a clear motive for the fort hood shooting. it alleged gunmen nidal hasan has been in a military hospital in san antonio, paralyzed, on a respirator, and not able to speak to the police until now. now that the army psychiatrist is breathing on his own, investigators hope he will explain why he allegedly gunned down 13 people. including colleagues on the army combat stress team. what about the other suspects who were questioned and released after the shooting? cleared. >> all eviden
will be transfered from guantanamo, cuba. the decision is a key step for the obama administration to eventually close that facility, but the plan is drawing criticism from republicans. mitchell mcconnell says the trial puts americans none yell at risk. others are worried the suspects' attorneys will try to portray their clients as victims of government torture. cynne' simpson, abc 7 news. >> in a judge has his way, former louisiana congressman william jefferson will spend the next 13 years hand bars. he sentenced the democt earlier today. he was caught on tape accepting $100,000 in cash. much of that money was found stashed in his freezer. he plans to appeal. new at 11:00, president obama tries to build a bridge with china while talking about north korea during a speech in japan. the president said a prosperous china is a source of strength to all notions. he said the world will not be cowed to north korea's threat. could the pattle over the school system firings caust the d.c. mayor his job? he gave what some would call a surprising answer. new at 11:00, jennifer donelan is outside d.c. school he qu
and if there were one, he could still be held as an enemy combat. president obama it is good -- president obama is predicting that he will be convicted and executed. it >>> conditions are cloudy, but dry. are there changes overnight? doug hill has a first look at the forecast. >> we have a preview of what is coming on the doppler radar, south and west toward the southern foothills, culpeper, the shenandoah valley. patchy light rain and drizzle, possibly becoming widespread tomorrow. the storm scan gives a clue, south of stanton, coastal plains of north carolina, headed due north. as the cold front slides to the west, are rain chances increase. wake up forecast thursday morning, cloudy skies, 45-50 degrees, like wind and rain possible in many areas, especially for their south of the district. but more to expect in the forecast coming up. >>> a fairfax county man is behind bars after disturbing sex sting. he was arrested at a shopping center near braddock road after the police say he tried to meet a 13-year-old for sex. john gonzalez has the story. >> this is the case of a 13- year-old girl doing
. the white house says president obama will attend a memorial service for the victims. robert gibbs said a service will be scheduled at the convenience of the families. >>> more people who knew the doll hasan -- nadal hasan are speaking out about his life. jennifer donelan has that story in the latest on the mystery surrounding him. >> throughout the day, we have heard the comment over and over, the army psychiatrist was a quiet man who kept to himself. as for his relatives in falls church, the have not spoken on camera as of yet. in a statement, they say they are cooperating with the fbi -- fbi and called a hostile actions deplorable. the accused killer, a single 39- year-old with no children but lots of relatives, several who live in northern virginia where he was born. no one answered the door at his cousin's house in falls church, who last night talk to the police and released this statement. "our family is filled with grief for the victims. we are all asking why this happened. the answer is we do not know." >> i just really will stand the way because they are grieving. >> hasan grad
are possible. president obama has ordered a full review to determine whether it was properly acted upon. the senate hearing is scheduled for next week. >>> coming up, the balloon boyd's parent busted. the guilty plea. >> stolen gold -- justice for dozens of area families after keepsakes are stolen. >> this a big nor'easter showing no signs of weakening at this hr . we will check the more and more, effects for the quality of our lives depends on our connections. accs to high-speed internet, at home and on the go, is no longer a luxury. it's how our children access education. it's how we find jobs, discover information, and connect wh family and friends. it's the spark that drives innovation, creates investment, and builds a stronger economy. to shape a better tomorrow, at&t is investing in america's future - working to create an internet that's smart, mobile and safe. last year at&t invested more than any other company in the u.s. and we're continuing to invest this year, to expand and enhance our wireless and wired networks. we support a national plan that ensures high speed internet
at the verizon center. they were raining 3 is on the new jersey nets. president obama: we are americans. we're a forward-looking people. last year, virginia, you helped lead a movement... of americans who believed that their voices could make a difference. that's what we need to do in this race. that's what creigh deeds is committed to. i need every one of you to get fired up once again so that we can go towards the future with creigh deeds leading the great commonwealth of virginia! >>> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers -- moving you forward. >>> the washington wizards poplar sat out tonight's home opener against the nets. he bruised his knee and the game against atlanta. butler could be back tuesday. even without him, the wizards were too tough for the nets. gilbert arenas, half-court, jumper. the second half, washington by 13, to the rack, and the finish. the wiz on the attack again. he is fouled. fourth quarter, washington blowing the game wide open. career night for andre blatche. he finishes with 30 points, six rebounds. it >>> college football, virgi
out on atrocities in zimbabwe. mr. obama offered words of hope aimed at the nation's economy. >> we have only taken the first that in curing our economy and making sure that it is moving on the right track. >> the president touted what he called the core strengths of the economy, like universities, innovation, and the current work force. problems persist, including the nation's unemployment rate which remains at 10.2%, a 26-year high. >> while the president is talking a recovery, most of the nation's shoppers are not convinced when it comes to the holidays. a new poll shows 93% will spend less or about the same as they did last holiday season. half say they are suffering from some debt-related stress. >>> for those of us who plan on braving the crowd on black friday, shopping safety is a bigger deal this year especially after the rushed to grab a bargain proved deadly last year. >> it started like any other mad-but it ended when a walmart security guard was knocked to the ground and trampled to death. >> people were passing out, falling out, it was a horrible sight. >> walmart avoid
. president obama and the first lady will attend that service. the president delayed a trip to china to be there. the pentagon has turned to virginia tech for guidance on how to respond to last week's mass shooting at fort hood. a university spokesman said a dozen administrators held a teleconference with pentagon officials on friday. the questions ranged from how to help the families. >> a search for a virginia student has produced no leads. they combed a three square mile area of charlotteville, looking for what happened to 20-year-old morgan harrington. she was last seen at a metallica concert. convicted sniper john hold is set to be executed on tuesday. the families of some of the victimming will be there when he is put to death. they shot 13 people, killing 10 in october of 2002. mildred mohammed said she was afraid of her ex-husband but was stunned when they said he was the sniper. >> i knew he was going to kill me and fearful for my life, but i never thought he would go to this length, never of. it still boggles my mind. >> mohammed's lawyers have asked the governor for clemen
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